Student Learning Objectives
For this RWLO, the student will be able to:
- Determine the angle of a shadow that is cast by the Sun using a
meter stick and trigonometry.
- Use proportional strategies to
estimate the circumference of the Earth
using Eratosthenes’ calculations and method.
- Demonstrate the relationship between the sun angle at two locations
and the central angle.
(NOTE: this RWLO is
based on the Noon Day